New music project Electric Würms is born

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New music project Electric Würms is born

New musical project Electric Würms is a prog-rock venture featuring The Flaming Lips multi-instrumentalist Steven Drozd on vocals, guitars, and keyboards with front man Wayne Coyne on bass, backed by Nashville psychedelic rock band Linear Downfall. Electric Würms will release a six-song album titled Musik, Die Shwer Zu Twerk, on August 19th via Warner Bros. Records.  The record promises to transport the listener into a new kind of transcendental orbit, unlike one might expect from The Flaming Lips alone.

The first single from Musik, Die Shwer Zu Twerk is out now and is a cover of British prog-rock band, Yes’ “Heart of The Sunrise”.  With this sample of  Electric Würms styling it should be interesting to hear the rest of the material come August.

The Flaming Lips and Electric Würms will touring together all summer long.  See dates below:

June 10 St. Louis, MO The Pageant
June 12 Detroit, MI The Fillmore Detroit
June 14 Manchester, TN Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival
July 11 Saugerties, NY The Hudson Project
July 13 Cincinnati, OH Bunbury Music Festival
July 15 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue
July 16 Fargo, ND The Venue at The Hub
July 19 Pemberton, BC, Canada Pemberton Music Festival
July 27 Niigata, Japan Fuji Rock Festival
Aug 10 San Francisco, CA Outside Lands Festival
Aug 16 Crownsville, MD Silopanna Festival
Aug 30 Larmer Tree Gardens, UK End Of the Road Festival
*Aug 31 Larmer Tree Gardens, UK End Of the Road Festival – Electric Würms
*Sept 1 London, England UK The Village Underground – Electric Würms
Sept 6-7 Toronto, ON, Canada Riot Fest (Date TBA)
Sept 12-14 Chicago, IL Riot Fest (Date TBA)
Sept 19-21 Denver, CO Riot Fest (Date TBA)
Nov 9 Reykjavik, Iceland Iceland Airwaves Festival
All dates below for The Flaming Lips: *= Electric Würms Show

electric 2 - New music project Electric Würms is born

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